Coding Specialist Ii
Position Summary: This position requires CCS certification from AHIMA and this credential must be maintained yearly by taking a CCS self examyearly.
Responsible for coding and abstracting diagnoses and treatment procedures into codes using an International Classification of Diseases using ICD 10 CM & ICD-10 PCS, and/or CPT-4 codes. Abstracts data into computer. Responsible for DRG or APC Assignment utilized for hospital reimbursement and data retrieval. Uses medical records in paper and/or electronic format.
Codes data from inpatient records utilizing computerized coding system and medical record in paper or electronic format.
Accurately selects the appropriate diagnoses and procedures to reflect the patient care for hospital reimbursement, research, education, quality assurance
Codes and enters data timely by meeting productivity standards. Meets productivity standards for inpatient, outpatient or ED medical records
Accurately codes and enters into computer system medical data from the medical record utilizing the computerized abstracting system to compile accurate and timely statistical data.
Understands and follows query process
Upon completion of coding, appropriately refers chart for 2nd level review
Responsible for accurate documentation and maintenance of productivity log
Assists in care and maintenance of department’s equipment and supplies
High School diploma or equivalent, 3 or more years coding in an acute care setting
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) AHIMA approved is required
Data entry skill
Data entry in Encoder System
Coding ICD 10-CM, ICD-10 PCS and/or CPT-4, DRG or APC assignment
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